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CPC convenes key meeting on rule of law

The Communist Party of China (CPC) kicked off a key annual meeting in Beijing on Monday that focuses on how to rule the country in accordance with law.
 • Plenum likely to limit local officials’ clout in court cases
 • Full coverage: Fourth Plenary Session

CY Leung: 'External forces' at work in HK protests

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying contends the "Occupy Central" movement is not entirely a domestic movement, saying external forces are involved.
 • Support dwindling for Hong Kong protesters
 • China's central authorities fully support HK gov't
 • HK talks set to start on Tuesday

Two female Japanese ministers quit in a day

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday accepted resignations of Economy,Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi and Justice Minister Midori Matsushima.

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China embraces reforms to strengthen the rule of law

The PRC has enhanced the rule of law cautiously by creating a much safer financial system and enhancing government transparency over the past two decades, but there is still work to be done.


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Beijing remain in the hunt

Beijing Guoan delayed Guangzhou Evergrande's seemingly inevitable Chinese Super League title coronation after recording a win over Hangzhou.

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